Sociology

General

Program Title

Sociology

Degree Designation

MIN

Award Type

Minor

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

The Sociology minor provides students with a well-rounded exposure to key concepts and applications of sociology, while being easy to finish quickly. The minor complements a broad array of majors across the different colleges and schools. Sociology minors find employment in a variety of occupations, including human services, corrections, law enforcement, marketing, management, human resources, research and social activism. The sociology program also provides excellent preparation for graduate study in sociology and related fields.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Status

Active

Required GPA for graduation

2

Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Identify how sociological concepts and theories relate to their everyday lives and larger social problems

Outcome

Critically evaluate explanations for understanding human behavior, group processes, and social trends.

Outcome

Apply scientific principles and articulate the importance of evidence and scientific methods to understand the social world.

Outcome

Analyze the characteristics of high-quality data and methods in sociological research and their implications.

Outcome

Apply the disciplinary standards for both qualitative and quantitative analysis of data

Outcome

Use their sociological knowledge to engage with and shape the world around them.

Outcome

Demonstrate an ability to work with diverse communities of people

Degree Maps

Major Code

1172

Program Code

1172.01